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By the numbers: TinCaps 11, Great Lakes 10

Fort Wayne (72-67) rounded out its regular season with a win against Great Lakes (67-72) on Monday at Parkview Field. Here's a look at the game through the statistics that stuck out.


Number of runs in the bottom of the third inning, which proved crucial in a game that got closer than expected. Fort Wayne had 13 at-bats in the inning and made contact on all but one at-bat: a strikeout by designated hitter Hunter Renfroe.


Number of fans through the gates at Parkview Field during its first five years housing the TinCaps. Monday, the franchise commemorated crossing the 2 million mark. This season, Fort Wayne brought in 403,596 fans, which is the second-most in franchise history and the second time in the past five years that the TinCaps have had more than 400,000 in paid attendance.


Fort Wayne's batting average with runners in scoring position Monday, which bodes well for the team as it prepares for the playoffs. The TinCaps got 14 hits, drew three walks and struck out seven times in the victory. They also forced Great Lakes into a season-high six errors by putting the ball in play often.


Number of pitchers used by the TinCaps on Monday, in an effort to tune up the staff for the coming playoff series, manager Jose Valentin said. Fort Wayne takes on Bowling Green in a best-of-three series that starts Wednesday in Bowling Green, Ky.